A reflection on the events of October 22, 2014, in Ottawa

National War Memorial – Oct 23 2014  The National War Memorial, situated within the triangular expanse of Confederation Square... Read More

Spacing Ottawa takes a ‘(de)tour': Play and leisure in the Capital

Strathcona Park This past Saturday, nine urban enthusiasts signed up to participate in a special edition of Ottawa... Read More

Doors Open Vancouver 2014 Retrospective

Authors: Berçin Janzen, George Poulos and Erick Villagomez Urban life depends of a myriad of interconnected and complex systems. Only... Read More

Old Ottawa at play: The Ottawa Curling Club

The Ottawa Curling Club On October 18, I will be giving a walking tour through Sandy Hill and Lowertown that explores the social... Read More

How the CN Tower killed Toronto’s rooftop lookouts

There was a time when observation decks were all the rage in Toronto. The designers and developers of tall buildings like TD Centre... Read More

Book Review – The Public Library: A Photographic Essay

Author: Robert Dawson (Photographer) with Bill Moyers (Foreword)and Ann Patchett (Afterword) – (Princeton Architectural Press... Read More

2014 UBC SALA Fall Lecture Series Poster

*** For more information visit the SALA’S event... Read More

Viva VDW!

Alas, all good things must come to an end, and so it was just over a week ago the Vancouver Design Week (VDW) wrapped up, successfully... Read More

Ottawa gets time-lapsed: A film that captures the city in movement

With hyper-lapse apps and videos popping up all over social media – the latest version of the tried and true method of... Read More

EVENT: Revisiting Chinatown Revitalization, Oct. 8th

Revisiting Chinatown Revitalization WHERE: Centre A, 229 E. Georgia Street WHEN: Wednesday October 8th, 8-10pm ADMSSSION: Free. Tea... Read More